Monthly Archives: April 2011

LEAF – 2011 World Car of the Year

Nissan beats Audi, BMW At the New York International Auto Show today, Nissan LEAF became the 2011 World Car of the Year over the other two finalists – Audi A8 and BMW 5 Series. An international jury of 66 top … Continue reading

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It was one year ago today…

That Nissan brought about the dawn of a new era in automobiles April 20, 2010 will be remembered by electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts everywhere as the day that changed the future of the automobile. Too melodramatic you say? Think about … Continue reading

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Nissan speaks

Info regarding LEAF campaign This is what Nissan had to say about their issues that we reported on just last week: Ernie, Nissan is committed to providing the highest levels of product quality and customer satisfaction. With that in mind, … Continue reading

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California EV rebate in hand

Then right out the other We wrote on April 5th about our application for the California electric vehicle rebate through the¬†California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE). We expected the check to come in last week. It did. This shows that … Continue reading

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Glitch Number One

Not with the car… with our Blink We have charged our car exactly twice with our Blink Residential Level 2 Wall Mount charger. (Their term – not ours. The charger is actually built into the car. The Blink electric vehicle … Continue reading

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Nissan LEAF Roadside Assistance

What are the details? ¬†EDIT: If you own a Nissan LEAF and are looking for roadside assistance in the United States, please call 1-877-NO GAS EV (1-877-664-2738). First of all, the LEAF Roadside Assistance Benefits are nowhere to be found … Continue reading

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